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matthew's flash flooding and one hundred and 45 mph winds. many roads and houses destroyed by the killer storm. one point five million dollars in initial u.s. aid is on the way. voice of a translator: everything in my house is wet.. i've lost everything.. the water took it.. i won't have a chance to get it back florida's governor says, matthew's clamed over a dozen lives, so far.. its next move to is to florida's e different gas stations trying to get gas and no gas." sot home depot worker "we got an additional pallet of generators yesterday and within a half an hour they were gone?they are going really fast" people are scrambling for supplies, food, and bottled water. four states: florida, georgia, and the carolinas have already declared a state of emergency.. millions ordered to evacuate in the next 48 hours.
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still have hurricane conditions on the coast,storm surge heavy rainfall you don't have to be near the center of the storm to be at the center of action in land areas. " fema warning residents in the affected areas to leave before its too late. angelica spanos on cam tag: florida, gov. rick scott says thousands of national guardsman are standing by to help as they confront what could be the largest hurricane evacuation in the state's history. we're bringing in meteorologist joe winters. joe, how strong is matthew right now? we're just a little more than
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next both democrat hillary clinton and republican donald trump have campaigned in person or with surrogates over the last few months. today, clinton's daughter, chelsea, stopped in dubuque, drawing a crowd at the university of dubuque. kcrg-tv nine's katie wiedemann joins us live. katie, you spoke with chelsea clinton one- on-one. yes and we got a chance to talk about what her mom is like as a person and as a
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strenghts she'd have as president. chelsea says her mom devotes as much time as she possible to being a good wife, mother and grandmother. for most of the event chelsea took questions from the audience. people asked her about how senator clinton would handle things like veterans issues, mental health and health care as well as education and the environment. chelsea says her mom is the only candidate running for president who going to pay for investments in the things that matter most to people. "i'm convinced that if people really think about what's important in their lives, whether that's student loan reform or insuring that they have a good job when they get out of school and i hope they support my mom. " clinton did single out some of the college students who were in the audience today. she explained to them why she believes her mom is the candidate who will best handle issues important to them. but the majority of the audience was made up
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already in support of hillary clinton. live in dubuque katie wiedemann kcrg tv-9 news. also today, hillary clinton's former challenger for the democratic party's nomination bernie sanders campaigned for her in des moines. he was at drake university, talking up clinton's economic plan. sanders also criticized republican donald trump's comment during last week's debate that avoiding paying federal income taxes made him smart. class and the working class they're the ones who, according to trump and his friends, they're the ones who are supposed to be supporting our military, our veterans, education, our infrastructure. well i respectfully disagree. hillary clinton disagrees." today, hillary clinton is at her washington home, preparing for the second presidential debate, which will happen on sunday. today republican donald trump campaigned in nevada. that included a
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there, he praised his running mate mike pence for his performance last night in the only vice presidential debate. "i'd argue that mike had the single most decisive victory in the history of vice presidential debates. i really believe that. " today, trump also told a nevada crowd he believes a clinton victory in november would seriously suppress religious freedom across the country. a federal appeals court panel questions today for protesters trying to block a pipeline through north dakota, south dakota, iowa and illinois. dakota access is nearly finished building the 3 point 8 billion dollar bakken pipeline. today, the standing rock sioux tribe answered questions from a three- judge panel of the court of appeals for the d-c circuit. the tribe wants to block work on a section of the pipeline through lake oahe in the dakotas while it tries to appeal a lower-court ruling from september. tribe leaders say the pipeline will impact historic, religious and
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here in iowa will only have one option for a health insurance provider if they want to buy subsidized plans under the affordable care act. medica is the only health insurer that's agreed to sell individual policies in all 99 counties. this map includes the 13 counties that will only have medica. eight of those are in the southeast corner... iowa, jefferson, keokuk, lee, louisa, mahaska, van buren and wapello counties. medica have agreed to sell policies to people living in the cedar rapids, des moines and quad cities areas. 55-thousand iowans bought individual insurance policies for 2016 through the affordable care act. most had incomes low enough to qualify for tax credits. firefighters in cedar rapids are pulling double-duty when it comes to saving lives. they fight fires, of course, but now they're also helping people fight cancer... all with some pink
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once again tonight the sky fills with clouds and a shower and storm chance develops. the morning activity looks scattered, with more widespread activity holdi afternoon and evening. heavier rains could fall with some of the stronger storms along with some gusty winds. the cold front sweeps across the area friday dragging down cooler, drier and windy weather. highs fall into the upper 50s and lower 60s
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of showers and storms late. wind: se 5-10. low: 60 tomorrow: showers and storms likely, especially in the afternoon and evening. wind: se 5-15. high: 76 tom. night: showers and storms likely. wind: s 10-20. low: 52 friday: gradual clearing. cooler and windy. high: 61 low: 52 62 low: 41 sunday: mostly sunny. high: 69 low: 42 monday: slight chance of showers. high: 67 low: 48 tuesday: partly cloudy. high: 70 low: 51 wednesday: partly cloudy. high: 73 low: 51 thursday: partly cloudy. high: 74 low: 55
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companies are hiring temporary
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but people looking for a seasonal job might have more luck applying to a delivery service instead of retail. and people in marion today joined other iowans in working to achieve healthier lifestyles, one step at a time. stay with your 24 hour news source, kcrg-tv9.
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weigh less than you do the rest of the year. that's thanks to the upcoming temptations to eat our way through halloween, thanksgiving, christmas and new years!vo: researchers at the cornell food and brand lab found that the weight you gain months to lose. the study, published in the new england journal of medicine, analyzed the weight patterns of nearly 3 thousand people and found weight gain began showing up aroundthanks giving and didn't even out until after easter. those studied weighed the least in late summer and early fall. and people had the same problem with major holidays in germany and japan. researchers say awareness may be the answer starting with making an october
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in the first place, instead of waiting until after the new year and trying to lose added pounds. liz on cam: for more ways to make moms life easier check out momseveryday .com.i'm liz hayes. many iowans took a walk today for their health's sake. it was a part of the healthiest state walk, which is an effort to make iowa a healthier place to liv a small group in marion took off for a brisk 30 minute walk around the downtown area. this group actually started walking together last spring. they do it at noon every wednesday as part of the community's wellmark "blue zones" effort. they decided to end their weekly walks today by taking part in the statewide effort. " it's neat to see people come together as strangers and do an activity like this and leave as friends and we've had weeks with 15-20 people and we've had weeks with four or five "
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counties. cedar rapids firefighters will be sporting pink all this month. it's all part of an initiative to support breast cancer survivors and raise awareness. the back of the shirts say, quote, "smoke detectors aren't the only thing that should be checked once a month." this is the fifth year the department has worn pink. "we like to show support within the community for the things that they're going through. uhm, we hope that by wearing the shirts it will be an important remin the preventative measures uh for early detection." anyone can buy the shirts from the cedar rapids central fire station all month long. all proceeds will go to the "especially for you" race against breast cancer. that race happens this sunday. it's no secret that people are spending more online and less in stores. but that doesn't mean seasonal work over the holidays is going away...it just means those jobs are showing up in different
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the university of iowa, as a new visual arts building opens, replacing one the 2008 flood destroyed. we give you a tour, still ahead
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iowa. some students even helped build it by casting things like door handles. the building is largely made of concrete and glass. architects say the structure allows students to be creative, and gives them the best light to view the colors of their work.
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be a key recruitment tool for the university's school of art. " people are amazed when they walk into this building and they're surrounded by all this light, they walk into the individual studios and they see the kind of production that is taking place. " the old arts building was heavily damaged in the 2008 flood. officials are still deciding how to repair and reuse the historic structure. a national retail trade group expects americans will be spending a lot of money this holiday season, and espc the national retail trade federation projects online sales will increase another seven to ten percent this year. that's one reason delivery companies like u-p-s will add more holiday help this year. nationwide, u-p-s will add 95-thousand seasonal workers. at this processing location for the cedar rapids area, that means an additional 300 workers. and the biggest push starts next month. "we'll be putting people on
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right around thanksgiving through christmas, and it goes two weeks beyond christmas because of returns." the u-s postal service is also adding 600 jobs in the iowa district. and about 30 of those will help out in cedar rapids. now here's a look at what's coming up at 5:30 on abc's world news. world news tonight with david muir is next with the latest on hurricane matthew as the east coast braces for impact. the storm is now a category three and evacuations are still underway. the team is in the storm zone to tell you how your recapping today's top stories,
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building, students are back on campus in a brand new building. already college basketball teams are preparing for the upcoming season. hear from the hawkeyes during the team's media day. tonight at 6.
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stopped in dubuque today, drawing a crowd at the university of dubuque. she campaigned for her mom, saying clinton is the only candidate who tells people how she's going to pay for initiatives like student loan reform. also today, hillary clinton's former challenger for the democratic party's nomination bernie sanders campaigned for her in des moines. he was at drake
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a federal appeals court panel had tough questions today for protesters trying to block a pipeline through north dakota, south dakota, iowa and illinois. today, the standing rock sioux tribe answered questions from a three- judge panel of the court of appeals for the d-c circuit. the tribe wants to block work on a section of the pipeline through lake oahe in the dakotas while it tries to appeal a lower-court ruling from september. let's go back to joe now for a final look at tonight's forecast. once again tonight the sky fills with clouds and a shower and storm chance develops. the morning activity looks scattered, with more widespread activity holding off until the afternoon and evening. heavier rains could fall with some of the stronger storms along with some gusty winds. the cold front sweeps across the area friday dragging down cooler, drier and windy weather. highs fall into the upper 50s and lower 60s
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of showers and storms late. wind: se 5-10. low: 60 tomorrow: showers and storms likely, espec tonight, the breaking news here. millions of americans now bracing for hurricane matthew. what could be a direct hit. hundreds of thousands already racing to get out. the mandatory evacuations at this hour. the deadly storm steam romming through the caribbean, the u.s. coastline next. the new track right here tonight. and is it possible this hurricane could also tonight, the scare onboard a passenger jet. the owner who says his smartphone was burning, smoke in the cabin. this had been the fear all along. donald trump and his new attack late today, using bill clinton's own words, as hillary clinton now prepares for their second showdown. american secrets stolen? authorities say the government contractor and the top secret documents involving our national

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